Meet the Team

Segundo Romero is Director of the Innovations at the Base of the Pyramid (iBoP) Asia Program of the Ateneo School of Government He was professor of Political Science at the University of the Philippines in Diliman and teaches at the Ateneo de Manila University and De La Salle University and was Executive FP of the Development Academy of the Philippines. He has served as consultant on various areas such as public development and management, performance and project management, local governance, and transparency and accountability for various public and private organizations including the Metro Manila Development Authority, the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Department of National Defense, the Commission on Audit, the Asian Productivity Organization, The Asia Foundation, and German Technical Cooperation.


Marie Danielle V. Guillen the Inclusive Mobility Project Manager of the Ateneo School of Government is also a part-time Faculty member of the Ateneo de Manila University’s Japanese Studies Program. Dr. Guillen has worked for the Asian Development Bank Institute based in Tokyo, Japan, the Southeast Asia Ministry of Education Organization-Southeast Asia’s Regional Centre for Agriculture, and the Philippine Business for Social Progress. She received her PhD. and M.S. in Policy and Planning Sciences degrees both from the University of Tsukuba, Japan and her M.A in Urban and Regional Planning and B.A. in Sociology degrees from the University of the Philippines.


Jessica Dator-Bercilla, the Senior Research Associate of the Inclusive Mobility Project is also the science policy consultant of the Manila Observatory involved in bridging science, community and local government based work on climate change adaptation and mitigation and disaster risk reduction. She received her MA in International Development Studies from Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada and her BA in Political Science and Psychology from the University of the Philippines-Visayas.


Lorenzo V. Cordova, Jr., the Research Associate of the Inclusive Mobility Project is a Forester and Environmental Planner by profession. Mr. Cordova is an innovations and sustainable development advocate with functional experience in planning, program management, project development, grants management, technical review, assessment, research, project monitoring and evaluation, ecological and economic modeling, and governance. Mr. Cordova is a MA candidate in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of the Philippines Diliman, and has earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry at the University of the Philippines Los Baños.

Althea Mureal Landagan Pineda, the Project Associate of Inclusive Mobility Project is a Cum Laude graduate of Bachelor in Communication Research from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Manila. She was a former Research Assistant of the Philippine Information Agency under the Planning and Communication Research Division where she was involved in the conduct of researches funded by UNICEF, BIR, and Environmental Management Bureau. She finished her internship program at the IBON Foundation, Inc. under the Research and Media Advocacy Department.

Andre Quintos s the Web and Network Coordinator of the project. He started creating websites in 1997 and has been working in the fast-changing and constantly evolving field ever since. He received his BA in AB Social Sciences from the Ateneo de Manila University.

Richard “Ricci” L. Antonio the project Intern is a college senior of Environmental Science Program at the Ateneo de Manila University. His Bachelor’s Thesis has been published in a national scientific journal “Philippine Scientist”. In college he held various positions in student government such as the Dorm Environmental Officer and Associate Justice of the Student Judicial Court. He has worked in Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities as an intern for over eight months prior to his stint in the Inclusive Mobility Project.

Dinna Louise C. Dayao is the communication consultant of the project. She is an experienced writer-editor and published book author who has written articles on topics ranging from Asian management and animal welfare to environmental and health issues. Her articles have been featured in online and print publications including GMA News,, Newsbreak, and Reader’s Digest Asia.

Clement Rasul is the monitoring and evaluation consultant. His area of expertise is project management including all phases of project cycle management, corporate planning, statistics and econometrics, system development and management and training. He was formerly the Director for Corporate Concerns Office of the Development Academy of the Philippines.

Randolph Carreon is the Inclusive Mobility Project’s research Transportation Economist and is currently doing his PhD in Urban and Regional Planning at the UP School of Urban & Regional Planning. Mr. Carreon earned his MA in Transportation Planning in the same school. He got his BA Economics degree from UP School of Economics. He has also been involved in many infrastructure development projects in a number of consulting firms as transport specialist, economist, emission and climate change consultant. He also used to work as consultant for ADB’s Sustainable Urban Transport Project in Asian Cities.

Jun Castro, the Inclusive Mobility Project’s GIS Expert is an Associate Professor of the UP School of Urban Planning and a Research and Extension Fellow of the UP National Center for Transportation Studies (NCTS). He is also the current GIS Consultant of the government of Quezon City. He has been involved in a number of transport related GIS projects. He took his BS in Civil Engineering from the University of the Philippines and his Master of Engineering and PhD in Transport System Engineering degrees from the Tokyo University of Mercantile Marine, Tokyo Japan.

The Ateneo Center for Social Entrepreneurship (ACSEnt) is one of the university’s center engaged in the effort to develop a holistic program that supports social enterprise initiatives through research, training and development, advocacy and incubation. ACSEnt is a collaboration of four schools – John Gokongwei School of Management (JGSoM), Development Studies Program of the School of Social Sciences (SoSS), Ateneo Graduate School of Business (AGSB) and the Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) – in developing an ecosystem for social entrepreneurs that fosters growth and development and in response to the university’s thrust towards nation-building through poverty alleviation.